Snowberry
Snowberry Snow"ber`ry, n. (Bot.) A name of several shrubs with white berries; as, the {Symphoricarpus racemosus} of the Northern United States, and the {Chiococca racemosa} of Florida and tropical America. [1913 Webster]

{Creeping snowberry}. (Bot.) See under {Creeping}. [1913 Webster]


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  • snowberry — [snō′ber΄ē] n. pl. snowberries 1. a hardy, shrubby North American plant (Symphoricarpos albus) of the honeysuckle family, with tubular, small, pink flowers and soft, white berries 2. any of various other plants having white berries 3. any of… …   English World dictionary

  • snowberry — /snoh ber ee, beuh ree/, n., pl. snowberries. 1. a North American shrub, Symphoricarpos albus, of the honeysuckle family, cultivated for its ornamental white berries. 2. any of certain other white berried plants. [1750 60, Amer.; SNOW + BERRY] *… …   Universalium

  • snowberry — baltauogė meškytė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Sausmedinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Symphoricarpos albus), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Symphoricarpos albus angl. common snowberry; snowberry vok. gemeine… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • snowberry — n. shrub found in North America having small pink flowers and bearing white berries; white berry of the snowberry shrub …   English contemporary dictionary

  • snowberry — meškytė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Sausmedinių (Caprifoliaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Symphoricarpos). atitikmenys: lot. Symphoricarpos angl. snowberry vok. Knallerbse; Schneebeere rus. снежноягодник lenk. śnieguliczka …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • snowberry — noun Date: 1760 any of several white berried shrubs (especially genus Symphoricarpos of the honeysuckle family); especially a low growing North American shrub (S. albus) with pinkish white flowers in small axillary clusters …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • snowberry — noun a) A shrub bearing white berries, now especially of the genus Symphoricarpos. b) The fruit of this shrub …   Wiktionary

  • snowberry — noun (plural snowberries) a North American shrub of the honeysuckle family, bearing white berries and often cultivated as an ornamental or for hedging. [Symphoricarpos albus.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • snowberry — snow•ber•ry [[t]ˈsnoʊˌbɛr i, bə ri[/t]] n. pl. ries pln a North American shrub, Symphoricarpos albus, of the honeysuckle family, cultivated for its ornamental white berries • Etymology: 1750–60, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • snowberry — /ˈsnoʊbɛri / (say snohberee) noun (plural snowberries) 1. a shrub, Symphoricarpos albus, native to North America, cultivated for its ornamental white berries. 2. Also, waxberry. any of several species of the genus Gaultheria of Tasmania and New… …   Australian English dictionary

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